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NHL organization blames fans for recent loss


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Hunter Bowman
October 28, 2023  (12:22)
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The Grand Rapids Griffins faced off against the Cleveland Monsters in a charity event, adding an exciting twist to the game. The team organized a unique promotion, selling foam pucks to eager fans.

In a dramatic turn of events during the waning minutes of the third period, the Griffins showcased their resilience by netting two goals, forcing the game into overtime.
However, a controversial penalty handed to them proved decisive, as the Monsters capitalized on the power play to secure victory.
As emotions ran high, a few overzealous fans decided it was a good idea to toss the foam pucks onto the ice in frustration. This unsportsmanlike conduct led the referees to impose a two-minute penalty on the Griffins for delaying the game.
The Griffins took to social media, releasing a statement addressing the unruly behavior of these fans, which ultimately impacted the outcome of the match.
While the fans who threw the pucks undoubtedly bear responsibility for their actions, some might find it surprising that the team squarely placed blame on them for the loss.
After all, while the puck-throwing incident resulted in the penalty, it was not the sole cause of their defeat, considering the other goals scored by the opposition.
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NHL organization blames fans for recent loss

Do you find the fans actions in throwing foam pucks during the Griffins' game inappropriate?

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